To Bath

Guildhall from Hambrook

This is the route that started it all off. Seeing the milestones between Mangotsfield and Oldland Common whilst driving to Keynsham every week, I wondered just how many there were still around - the rest, as they say (and with no pun intended), is history!

Milestone 6 on the route to Bath from HambrookMile 6

367950, 169750

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To Bath

Location: A431 Bath Road, Bitton, built into a wall at the junction with Tayman Ridge.

Date recorded: Wednesday, 18 July 2007

Type of milestone: Iron Plate on Inscribed Stone

Notes: The first three lines of the inscription are on an inset iron plate with the remainder being inscribed into the stone beneath, probably as a later addition.

This milestone forms part of both the Bath from Hambrook and Bristol from Bitton routes.